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Last modified: 2005-12-31 by rob raeside
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[Flag of Lincolnshire] image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 16 October 2005 See also:

Boston Borough Council

The website of Newton Newton Flags shows a flag for Boston Borough Council as a red flag bearing the arms of the Borough council. See for details.
Laurence Jones, 10 October 2005

Lincolnshire flag

A new flag for Lincolnshire was unveiled at five separate ceremonies across the county. The flag was chosen in a vote by organised by BBC Radio Lincolnshire along with Lincolnshire Life Magazine. The winning entry was selected from a shortlist of six designs and attracted thousands of votes. It features a red cross with a fleur de lis in the centre on a blue and green background. A gold border represents the crops grown in the county. The blue on the flag represents the sea and sky of Lincolnshire and the green symbolises the fields, while the fleur de lys represents the City of Lincoln.

The winning design was unveiled at five locations: the Observatory Tower at Lincoln Castle, South Kesteven District Council's offices in Grantham, Springfields Shopping Centre in Spalding, Gainsborough Old Hall, the Assembly Rooms in Boston.
Ken Westmoreland, 30 October 2005

The website of Newton Newton Flags shows a flag for Lincolnshire County Council as a green (or blue?) sheet bearing the armorial bearings of the County Council
on a white disc. See: for details of the badge. This is may be a predecessor to the new flag above.
Laurence Jones, 10 October 2005


[Flag of Lincoln]

The cross of Saint George (a symmetrical red cross constructed by horizontally and vertically bisecting a white ground) is familiar enough. The Lincoln City flag starts from this point. Adorning this is a central Fleur-de-lys (lily) in yellow or gold. The use of the lily harks back to a time when Lincoln was primarily Catholic and the great Cathedral of Lincoln was Catholic (it is now Church of England). The lily symbolizes the Virgin Mary. The flag itself, is rarely seen anywhere else apart from flying on the mast above the Mayor's Chambers in the City. Lincoln City council use a "coat of Arms" - a shield-shaped version of the City flag as their

Allister Garrod, 6 February 2003

Lincoln District Scout Band

[Flag of Lincoln District Scout Band]

The Lincoln District Scout Band is one of the 120 Scout Bands in the UK. It was established just over 20 yrs ago, and is the only Scout Band in the County of
Lincolnshire. We have fun playing good music and the Scouts enjoyperforming at Parades, carnivals, shows etc.

The flag ground is scarlet (the colour of our Band Neckerchiefs) with our familiar (to those who know us) traditional crossed drumsticks, overlaid with the image of an infantry bugle (The band began as a drum & bugle corps, although we play bugles less often today, we concentrate on more melodic music in full harmony). The logo is flanked by the Scout Arrowhead and the Guide Trefoil (as we accept Guides into the band too).

Allister Garrod, Bandmaster, 24 July 2002

Sleaford Borough Council

The website of Newton Newton Flags shows a flag for Boston Borough Council as a green flag bearing the arms of the town as detailed at: tc for details.
Laurence Jones, 10 October 2005